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hostmonster.com vs iTalkBB
Compare hostmonster.com vs iTalkBB. Find out whether hostmonster.com or iTalkBB is better for your VoIP business or home needs. The experts at VoipReview have analyzed the strengths and weaknesses of hostmonster.com and iTalkBB and detailed analysis of the comparison can be found below.
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Hostmonster.com provides excellent business web hosting services -- cheap and affordable, too. With a 1-click install for over 50 scripts and US-based tech support, hostmonster is perfect for webmasters of broad experience levels. With no long-...
iTalkBB is a popular home phone service provider for VoIP phone calls between the United States and Canada and China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan.
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Initially I was unsure... HostMonster's website promises so much and at such a good price, it made me wonder... However, I didn't wonder for long. These guys delivered in a big way. Their customer support is unparalleled. The longest I have ever had to wait for a response was 5 minutes. If for some reason your request is complicated or challenging, they will tell you and have been right on about the amount of time it would take. Account Setup was EASY! I was on live chat for about three minutes and immediately after, I was able to set up the account in FIVE minutes. I now have four websites hosted with HostMonster. Two of which they migrated from a previous host for FREE, and the other two they installed Wordpress and Pligg (+3 premium modules) for FREE. As you can tell, I am a firm believer of HostMonster and really have nothing negative to say about this web hosting company.
It has been and is still a smooth ride right from the beginning with HostMonster. All the technical support is transparent and their "Help" categories are well written and right to the point. Actually, I cannot rate their customer relations since I have never had to deal with them; everything has worked fine. I have never received a complaint or experienced any problems about speed or access to my site. The price is competitive and I feel I am getting a lot more than what I have paid for. I am extremely pleased with all aspects of HostMonster!
iTalkBB should feel honored to received one star! Because they deserve zero star!! I have been in the US for more than 17 years. I have to say iTalkBB has been the worst companies I have ever dealt with. They gave you the warmest welcome when you sign up. But you will expect the most greedy goodbye experiences when you cancel. I transferred my number to Verizon in 4/18 2017, and thought italkbb service will be automatic be canceled. However, just want to confirm, I called iTalkBB in 4/20 to confirm. They tried every methods letting me to stay with their services. After they realized I will definitely go, they changed. I insist that don't charge me any more. They agreed. Two months later, I found they charged my credit card for $29.97 for the service of 4/20 - 5/19. I called them, they said you called at the first day of the billing cycle, we have to charge the whole month!. I said my number was already transferred to Verizon in 4/18, how did you provide the service for me for 4/20-5/19? they refuse to refund!! To all who want to sign up iTalkbb: Please, not only their service are really bad!! but also you have much much better options: Use Skype to do international phone call!! For international calling to landline or cell phone in China from your cell phone in the US, 400 minutes/$2.99, 1000 minutes/$4.99. Very convenient, and crystal clear!! For all iTalkBB users, dump this company, and run away as soon as you can to same 90% of your international call of Talkbb, and get much better signals and much better services in Skype!!
If less than Zero rating were possible, I would give such a rating! This is the worst company I have ever worked with. I used their iTalkBB TV box so that my mother could watch Chinese programs. First, I had to pay $49.99/year for Renting the box, in addition to $10/mo for the phone service. I told them that I don't need the phone service, only the TV box for Chinese programs, then I was told that I would pay $15/mo if I don't use their phone service! Blood suckers! I had to keep the phone service even though the phone service has never been used. Fast forward, at the first day of the second year, I was charged another $49.99 for renting the TV box for the whole year. Within one month, I needed to cancel the TV service, since my mother had left for travel. I was told, not only do I need to pay another month of phone service which has never been used, but I won't get any refund of the $49.99 charge for the whole year, even though, I had only used it for less than a month. Additionally, I need to return the box to them within 15 days, or I'll be charged $75! This company is all about finding ways to charge you more fees, rather than providing good customer service, and a good customer experience. I will never, ever, do business with this company again, nor will I ever recommend this company to anyone I know. Avoid this company like the plague.